W. Aroua, F. Ouerghi, S. Haxha, F. AbdelMalek, M. Mejatty, H. Bouchriha, V. Haxha, "Analysis and optimisation of high density photonic
crystal devices in a subystem by use of finite difference time
domain," IET Proc., Optoelectron. 2, 10-15 (2008).

S. Boutami, B. B. Bakir, J.-L. Leclercq, X. Letartre, C. Seassal, P. R. -Romeo, P. Regreny, M. Garrigues, P. Viktorovitch, "Photonic crystal-based MOEMS devices," IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron. 13, 244-252 (2007).

F. AbdelMalek, W. Belhadj, S. Haxha, H. Bouchriha, "Realization of high coupling efficiency by employing a
concave lens based on 2-D photonic crystals with negative refractive
index," J. Lightw. Technol. 25, 3168-3174 (2007).

W. Belhadj, D. Gamra, F. AbdelMalek, S. Haxha, H. Bouchriha, "Design of photonic crystal structure based in
all-angle negative refractive effect for application in focusing
systems," IET Proc., Optoelectron. 1, 91-95 (2007).

H. Zhang, H. Zhu, L. Qian, D. Fan, "Collimations and negative refraction by slabs of 2-D
photonic crystals with periodically-aligned tube-type air holes," Opt. Exp. 15, 3519-3530 (2007).

N. J. Florous, K. Saitoh, S. K. Varsheney, M. Koshiba, "Fluidic sensors based on photonic crystal fiber
gratings: Impact of the ambient temperature," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 2206-2208 (2006).

M. Skorobogatiy, A. V. Kabashin, "Photon crystal waveguide-based surface plasmon
resonance biosensor," Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 143518-14351 (2006).

W. C. L. Hopman, P. Pottier, D. Yudistira, J. van Lith, P. V. Lambeck, R. M. De La Rue, A. Driessen, H. J. W. M. Hoekstra, R. M. de Ridder, "Quasi-one-dimensional photonic crystal as a compact
building-block for refractometric optical sensors," IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron. 11, 11-16 (2005).

S. Haxha, W. Belhadj, F. AbdelMalek, H. Bouchriha, "Analyses of wavelength demultiplexer based on photonic
crystals," IEE Proc., Optoelectron. 152, 193-198 (2005).

W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, P. Dumon, V. Wiaux, S. Beckx, D. Taillaert, B. Luyssaert, J. V. Campenhout, P. Bienstman, D. V. Thourhout, "Nanophotonic waveguides in silicon-on-insulator
fabricated with CMOS technology," J. Lightw. Technol. 23, 401-412 (2005).

P. A. Belov, C. R. Simovski, "Canalization of subwavelength images by
electromagnetic crystals," Phys. Rev. B. 71, 193105-193108 (2005).

J. Garcia-Pomar, M. Nieto-Vesperinas, "Waveguiding, collimation and subwavelength
concentration in photonic crystals," Opt. Exp. 13, 7997-8007 (2005).

R. Moussa, S. Foteinopoulou, L. Zhang, G. Tuttle, K. Guven, E. Ozbay, C. M. Soukoulis, "Negative refraction and superlens behavior in a
two-dimensional photonic crystal," Phys. Rev. B. 71, 085106-1-085106-5 (2005).

X. Ao, S. He, "Three-dimensional photonic crystal of negative
refraction achieved by interference lithography," Opt. Lett. 29, 2542-2544 (2004).

H. Nakamura, Y. Sugimoto, K. Kanamoto, N. Ikeda, Y. Tanaka, Y. Nakamura, S. Okouchi, Y. Watanabe, K. Inoue, H. Ishikawa, K. Asakawa, "Ultra-fast photonic crystal/quantum dot all-optical
switch for future photonic networks," Opt. Exp. 12, 6606-6614 (2004).

X. Wang, Z. F. Ren, K. Kempa, "Unrestricted superlensing in a triangular two
dimensional photonic crystal," Opt. Exp. 12, 2919-2924 (2004).

E. Cubukcu, K. Aydin, E. Ozbay, S. Foteinopoulou, C. M. Soukoulis, "Electromagnetic waves: Negative refraction by photonic
crystals," Nature 423, 604 (2003).

S. Foteinopoulou, E. N. Economou, C. M. Soukoulis, "Refraction in media with a negative refractive index," Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 107402-1-107402-4 (2003).

C. Y. Luo, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, J. B. Pendry, "Subwavelength imaging in photonic crystals," Phys. Rev. B. 68, 045115-045129 (2003).

C. Y. Luo, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, J. B. Pendry, "All-angle negative refraction without negative
effective index," Phys. Rev. B. 65, 201104-201107 (2002).

H. M. Masmoudi, M. A. Al-Sunaidi, J. M. Arnold, "Efficient time-domain beam-propagation method for
modeling integrated optical devices," IEEE J. Lightw. Technol. 19, 759-771 (2001).

M. Notomi, "Theory of light propagation in strongly modulated
photonic crystal refractionlike behaviour in the vicinity of the
photonic band gap," Phys. Rev. B. 62, 10696-10705 (2000).

M. Qiu, L. Thylen, M. Swillo, B. Jaskorzynska, "Wave propagation through a photonic crystal in a
negative phase refractive-index region," IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron. 9, 106-110 (2000).

J. B. Pendry, "Negative refraction makes a perfect lens," Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3966-3969 (2000).

M. Notomi, "Theory of light propagation in strongly modulated
photonic crystals: Refraction like behavior in the vicinity of the
photonic band gap," Phys. Rev. B. 62, 10696-10705 (2000).

A. Mekis, J. C. Chen, I. Kurland, S. Fan, P. R. Villeneuve, J. D. Joannopoulos, "High transmission through sharp bends in photonic
crystal waveguides," Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3787-3790 (1996).

R. D. Meade, A. Devenyi, J. D. Joannopoulos, O. L. Alerhand, D. A. Smith, K. Kash, "Novel applications of photonic band gap materials:
Low-loss bends and high Q cavities," J. Appl. Phys. 75, 4753-4755 (1994).

J. P. A. Berenger, "Perfectly matched layer for the absorption of
electromagnetic waves," J. Comput. Phys. 114, 185-200 (1994).

K. M. Leung, Y. F. Liu, "Full vector wave calculation of photonic band
structures in face-centered-cubic dielectric media," Phys. Rev. Lett. 65, 2646-2649 (1990).

E. Yablonovitch, "Inhibited spontaneous emission in solid-state physics
and electronics," Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 2059-2062 (1987).

S. John, "Strong localization of photons in certain disordered
dielectric superlattices," Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 2486-2489 (1987).

V. G. Veselago, "The electrodynamic of substances with simultaneously
negative values of $\varepsilon$ and $\mu$," Sov. Phys. USPEKI 10, 509-514 (1968).

S. K. Yee, "Numerical solution of initial boundary value problems
involving Maxwell's equations in isotropic media," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 14, 302-307 (1966).

M. Skorobogatiy, A. V. Kabashin, "Photon crystal waveguide-based surface plasmon
resonance biosensor," Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 143518-14351 (2006).

S. Haxha, W. Belhadj, F. AbdelMalek, H. Bouchriha, "Analyses of wavelength demultiplexer based on photonic
crystals," IEE Proc., Optoelectron. 152, 193-198 (2005).

H. M. Masmoudi, M. A. Al-Sunaidi, J. M. Arnold, "Efficient time-domain beam-propagation method for
modeling integrated optical devices," IEEE J. Lightw. Technol. 19, 759-771 (2001).

S. Boutami, B. B. Bakir, J.-L. Leclercq, X. Letartre, C. Seassal, P. R. -Romeo, P. Regreny, M. Garrigues, P. Viktorovitch, "Photonic crystal-based MOEMS devices," IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron. 13, 244-252 (2007).

W. C. L. Hopman, P. Pottier, D. Yudistira, J. van Lith, P. V. Lambeck, R. M. De La Rue, A. Driessen, H. J. W. M. Hoekstra, R. M. de Ridder, "Quasi-one-dimensional photonic crystal as a compact
building-block for refractometric optical sensors," IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron. 11, 11-16 (2005).

M. Qiu, L. Thylen, M. Swillo, B. Jaskorzynska, "Wave propagation through a photonic crystal in a
negative phase refractive-index region," IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron. 9, 106-110 (2000).

N. J. Florous, K. Saitoh, S. K. Varsheney, M. Koshiba, "Fluidic sensors based on photonic crystal fiber
gratings: Impact of the ambient temperature," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 2206-2208 (2006).

S. K. Yee, "Numerical solution of initial boundary value problems
involving Maxwell's equations in isotropic media," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 14, 302-307 (1966).

W. Belhadj, D. Gamra, F. AbdelMalek, S. Haxha, H. Bouchriha, "Design of photonic crystal structure based in
all-angle negative refractive effect for application in focusing
systems," IET Proc., Optoelectron. 1, 91-95 (2007).

W. Aroua, F. Ouerghi, S. Haxha, F. AbdelMalek, M. Mejatty, H. Bouchriha, V. Haxha, "Analysis and optimisation of high density photonic
crystal devices in a subystem by use of finite difference time
domain," IET Proc., Optoelectron. 2, 10-15 (2008).

R. D. Meade, A. Devenyi, J. D. Joannopoulos, O. L. Alerhand, D. A. Smith, K. Kash, "Novel applications of photonic band gap materials:
Low-loss bends and high Q cavities," J. Appl. Phys. 75, 4753-4755 (1994).

J. P. A. Berenger, "Perfectly matched layer for the absorption of
electromagnetic waves," J. Comput. Phys. 114, 185-200 (1994).

F. AbdelMalek, W. Belhadj, S. Haxha, H. Bouchriha, "Realization of high coupling efficiency by employing a
concave lens based on 2-D photonic crystals with negative refractive
index," J. Lightw. Technol. 25, 3168-3174 (2007).

W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, P. Dumon, V. Wiaux, S. Beckx, D. Taillaert, B. Luyssaert, J. V. Campenhout, P. Bienstman, D. V. Thourhout, "Nanophotonic waveguides in silicon-on-insulator
fabricated with CMOS technology," J. Lightw. Technol. 23, 401-412 (2005).

E. Cubukcu, K. Aydin, E. Ozbay, S. Foteinopoulou, C. M. Soukoulis, "Electromagnetic waves: Negative refraction by photonic
crystals," Nature 423, 604 (2003).

X. Wang, Z. F. Ren, K. Kempa, "Unrestricted superlensing in a triangular two
dimensional photonic crystal," Opt. Exp. 12, 2919-2924 (2004).

H. Nakamura, Y. Sugimoto, K. Kanamoto, N. Ikeda, Y. Tanaka, Y. Nakamura, S. Okouchi, Y. Watanabe, K. Inoue, H. Ishikawa, K. Asakawa, "Ultra-fast photonic crystal/quantum dot all-optical
switch for future photonic networks," Opt. Exp. 12, 6606-6614 (2004).

J. Garcia-Pomar, M. Nieto-Vesperinas, "Waveguiding, collimation and subwavelength
concentration in photonic crystals," Opt. Exp. 13, 7997-8007 (2005).

H. Zhang, H. Zhu, L. Qian, D. Fan, "Collimations and negative refraction by slabs of 2-D
photonic crystals with periodically-aligned tube-type air holes," Opt. Exp. 15, 3519-3530 (2007).

R. Moussa, S. Foteinopoulou, L. Zhang, G. Tuttle, K. Guven, E. Ozbay, C. M. Soukoulis, "Negative refraction and superlens behavior in a
two-dimensional photonic crystal," Phys. Rev. B. 71, 085106-1-085106-5 (2005).

C. Y. Luo, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, J. B. Pendry, "All-angle negative refraction without negative
effective index," Phys. Rev. B. 65, 201104-201107 (2002).

C. Y. Luo, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, J. B. Pendry, "Subwavelength imaging in photonic crystals," Phys. Rev. B. 68, 045115-045129 (2003).

P. A. Belov, C. R. Simovski, "Canalization of subwavelength images by
electromagnetic crystals," Phys. Rev. B. 71, 193105-193108 (2005).

M. Notomi, "Theory of light propagation in strongly modulated
photonic crystal refractionlike behaviour in the vicinity of the
photonic band gap," Phys. Rev. B. 62, 10696-10705 (2000).

M. Notomi, "Theory of light propagation in strongly modulated
photonic crystals: Refraction like behavior in the vicinity of the
photonic band gap," Phys. Rev. B. 62, 10696-10705 (2000).

S. Foteinopoulou, E. N. Economou, C. M. Soukoulis, "Refraction in media with a negative refractive index," Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 107402-1-107402-4 (2003).

J. B. Pendry, "Negative refraction makes a perfect lens," Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3966-3969 (2000).

A. Mekis, J. C. Chen, I. Kurland, S. Fan, P. R. Villeneuve, J. D. Joannopoulos, "High transmission through sharp bends in photonic
crystal waveguides," Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3787-3790 (1996).

E. Yablonovitch, "Inhibited spontaneous emission in solid-state physics
and electronics," Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 2059-2062 (1987).

S. John, "Strong localization of photons in certain disordered
dielectric superlattices," Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 2486-2489 (1987).

K. M. Leung, Y. F. Liu, "Full vector wave calculation of photonic band
structures in face-centered-cubic dielectric media," Phys. Rev. Lett. 65, 2646-2649 (1990).

V. G. Veselago, "The electrodynamic of substances with simultaneously
negative values of $\varepsilon$ and $\mu$," Sov. Phys. USPEKI 10, 509-514 (1968).